ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Doreen Bergstrom ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT “I have kids and grandkids, so I know that every little bit we can do for our schools and for the education system helps. Sometimes, school is too regimented. We need to make learning work for everyone.” Doreen Bergstrom joined the Nellie Mae Education Foundation in 2009. Doreen serves as the…

Delia Arellano-Weddleton Nellie Mae Education Foundation NME Staff

DIRECTOR OF ENGAGEMENT & PARTNERSHIPS

Delia Arellano-WeddletonDIRECTOR OF ENGAGEMENT & PARTNERSHIPS “I’m personally driven by our mission because I’m part of a traditionally underrepresented group. For me, it’s a moral obligation to make education work better for low-income learners in our region. It’s exciting to be behind an organization that actually has the resources to make a difference. Let’s give…

Caroline Rodriguez Nellie Mae Education Foundation NME Staff

COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR

Caroline RodriguezCOMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR Caroline Rodriguez joined the foundation in 2018. Previously, Caroline worked at Emerson College’s Social Justice Center as a social media strategist and Social Justice Cohort member from 2018 to 2019, as well as a student worker in the College’s Office of Intercultural Affairs. Caroline was also formerly the co-chair of Protesting Oppression…

Alexis Harewood Nellie Mae Education Foundation NME

PROGRAM OFFICER

Alexis HarewoodSENIOR PROGRAM OFFICER “As a child growing up in Brooklyn, New York, my family instilled in me two valuable lessons: 1. Access to quality education would offer the greatest opportunities. 2. Everyone is not educated similarly. I would not come to understand the second lesson and the factors contributing (race, class, citizenship status) to…